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KCSMMHZ
Nov 8, 2012 2:30pm PST
.2747. >> all right, coming up after a short break, more than 50 people are reported dead after guatemala suffered its strongest earthquake since 1976. rescue teams in san marcos worked through the night in hope of finding survivors. >> all right. stay with us. we will be right back. >> welcome back, everyone. guatemala's president says more than 50 people have died in a major earthquake that was felt as far away as mexico city. >> officials say the 7.4- magnitude quake struck about 160 kilometers west of guatemala city near the border with mexico. the government has issued a disaster alert, and it is feared the death toll will rise further. >> rescue teams are working against the clock, trying to locate survivors among the ruins. the earthquake hit on wednesday morning. it was felt across the country. houses collapsed. many roads are now locked with earth and rubble. western status and markets near the mexican border bore the brunt of the quake. guatemala's president has been touring the worst affected areas. he spoke of the scale of the disaster. >> i would like to mention that this is
PBS
Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
the central american country of guatemala. at least 30 people are reported to have died. analysts with the u.s. geological survey say the magnitude 7.4 quake struck on wednesday at around 10:35 a.m. local time. they say the focus was 41 kilometers beneath the pacific ocean, about 160 kilometers from guatemala city. authorities say several houses in the town of san marcos near the mexican border collapsed. they say residents are trapped in the rubble. a fire department official tweeted that a school about 120 kilometers from the epicenter has also collapsed. he said eight people have been taken to the hospital. reuters says landslides have cut off roads in several places. >>> a meeting of the association of southeast asian nations later this month in cambodia will seek to promote regional integration. three of the main players of the summit wouldn't be talking to each other, at least directly. japan is locked in territorial disputes with china and south korea. the country's foreign minister says it's unlikely prime minister yoshihiko noda will meet with south korean or chinese counterparts. g
WHUT
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
killed and many more missing after a strong earthquake off of guatemala's pacific coast. the number of deaths is likely to rise as emergency workers came through the debris. our central america correspondent in neighboring mexico city where there were tremors. >> this was the largest earthquake in guatemala since 1976. such was its power that it sent residence and office workers running into the streets as far away as mexico city. in the guatemalan capital, guatemala city, the impact was much greater. dowling masonry and damaging buildings. the country's civil emergency authorities immediately issued a national alert and the president told people to stay outside of their crack homes for fear of aftershocks. >> any time we have an earthquake of this magnitude, there is a very high risk of after shocks. there have already been 5. there could be after shocks that could have the intensity to cause more damage to the population that has already been affected. >> the real devastation, however, took place near the epicenter of the pacific coast in the border region of san marcos. there, is
WHUT
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
of the of guatemala's pacific coast. it is also -- was also felt in el salvador and mexico. days of relentless rain have left more than two-thirds of the libyan -- italian city of venice submerged. thousands have been forced to flee. 70% of venice has been flooded, and more than 200 people evacuated from their homes in tuscany because of severe weather. a combination of the heavy rains and strong winds did caused the flooding and many have been evacuated from the area. let's talk to alan johnston and has been covering this from rome. what are you hearing there? >> this is a kind of year when dennis knows it must brace for flooding. this is a time of year for these weeks in autumn, where large, high tide surges through the city on occasion quite commonly. but what we have seen over the last 24 hours has been something extraordinary. the six highest tides since records began back about 130 years ago. at one point, as he said, 70% of venice was under water yesterday. strong, southerly winds coming up the adriatic, driving mass of water into venice's lagoon. and torrential rain across a large swath of
KICU
Nov 8, 2012 11:30pm PST
in guatemala the death toll is still rising. at least 52 people have been killed including a family of 10. all found together in a rock quarry that had been their livelihood. guatemala's president says there's no communication and are in danger from continuing aftershocks. >>> the china, president tao say china must reform its ways and its economy or it will fail. and he issued a stark warning about corruption. >>> and from london, this is security camera video of six men riding their motorcycles, robbing a high end jewelry store in a shopping mall. they drove up, went inside with a bat and an ax and got away with more than $3 million wort of jewelry. the motorcycles were later found abandoned and the gang got away at least so far. >>> it is going to get worse before it gets better but a fix is in the works to what many call the south bay's worse freeway interchange. construction is set to begin tomorrow to widen the ramp from southbound 880 to stevens creek boulevard. crews will also build a direct link from 880 and a fly over to bypass the freeway all together. the construction project is s
Current
Nov 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. thirdly, you have not just former presidents but current presidents in guatemala and the president of uruguay said let's legalize marijuana there and it's begin to memorialate to people in the united states and washington. >> i remember having a conversation with president calderÓn in mexico city, an interesting private conversation, i don't want to speak out of caution but is it your view, and i won't go into details, but there is a public position about states like california legalizing, and then a private position. you note there are those in office who have more courage leaning in. what would happen to some of the violence in mexico and elsewhere if states like california-- >> you put your finger on it right there. most of those presidents are saying it would be terrible to legalize marijuana. and privately they're telling everyone that they hope it winds not because it solves the problem of crime but it ends prohibition policy. we draft adler and got it signed by prominent machines mexicans. >> but it was never made public. >> no. we said this is why we hope you legalize mari
WHUT
Nov 16, 2012 6:00pm EST
is worried about honduras and guatemala going red. i made a film called "salvador" and i saw soldiers the remind me of my own experience in vietnam. soldiers walking around lost, white skin and all that saying, what are you doing here? i asked him about vietnam bred they did not want to discuss it. death squads, terror, the right wing parties of central america took their nine from reagan. they killed a lot of -- what a mall was bloody. it was a dirty war. >> and you went back years later and told the story of the change in latin america. >> in the 1990's. that comes out of the economics of ronald reagan. south america is decimated by the international monetary fund and world bank. the people turned against it. these are democratically elected new leaders in the 21st century. they came in because of the disastrous policies of ronald reagan. >> i want to get to president obama. in the last chapter of your book, it is called "obama: managing and wounded empire." you are fiercely critical of him, but he also supports him. >> i support him because the military was more frightening. it is
FOX News
Nov 8, 2012 8:00am PST
and support breast cancer research and access to care. jon: massive destruction in guatemala to tell you about after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake there. dozen os of people dead -- dozens of people dead and the scale of the devastation just beginning to emerge. rick folbaum has the latest. >> reporter: this is tough. it was a big one, as you said, 7.4, and it took dozens of lives, jon, a death toll that officials there say will go higher. this is what it looked like in zahn marcos -- san marcos, galt guatemala, and you might notice some buildings are standing and others are piles of rubble. that's because the newer buildings were built to withstand this kind of shock, the older ones just crumbled. more than 150 homes going down. the quake was felt in neighboring mexico and el salvador, there was even a tsunami alert off the coast of el salvador. as for the victims, in one case an swire family was -- an entire family was killed. a couple and their six young children crushed from rocks and earth from a hill that slid into their home. aftershocks continue to rattle nerves there. the cleanup and the
CNN
Nov 13, 2012 9:00am PST
dieing? they went into jungles of guatemala and malawi and recorded the heartbeats of i think about two dozen kids, maybe more, using this believe it or not, iphone app. it was an incredible moment to hear those heartbeats. looking for the perfect heartbeat and we found one kid who -- we pulled up the song and pulled up his heartbeat and they were going boom, boom, boop, da, da, da, da, and the song starts. ♪ we read about the campaign, listened to the heart beats, started flipping through songs and came to this one piece of song that we had and all of us at the same time are like, this is the song. ♪ the chorus very much is the save the children campaign, feeling better since you've known me. moment you interacted with me or cared enough to do something, i've been feeling better. ♪ it is a call to action. the line saying with you i feel again, and then the music, music alone is a call to action even beyond lyrics. it's so triumphant. ♪ i feel again with you ♪ ♪ i can feel again if you buy the song, you know, every beatmatters.org or itunes the money literal goes to these ki
CNN
Nov 8, 2012 2:00am PST
his state's recovery moving backwards. take a look at some of the damage in guatemala. a powerful earthquake left 50 people dead. it left roads, homes, and schools in ruins. and knocked out power. some 600 miles away people in mexico city could feel it. >> a lawsuit filed in california is seeking more than $775 million in damages from south korean automaker hyundai and kia motors. the suit follows last week's admission from the companies that they overstated the fuel efficiency ratings on more than a million vehicles recently sold in the u.s. and canada. >>> voters in arizona re-elected controversial sheriff jou arpaio. he is known for his tough stance on undocumented immigrants. the aclu and u.s. justice department filed lawsuits against the 80-year-old apie yoe accusing him of civil rights violations and racial discrimination against latinos. and guys, you keeps getting re-elected again and again. >> thank you very much, christine. time for your early read. a look at the local newsmaking national headlines. this is chicago sun times, your hometown paper. jesse jackson jr. is hol
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 3:00am PST
home. she made a trip to guatemala. you were bouncing around pretty good as a ten-year-old? >> 12, 10, 11-year-old. it changes your perspective. it makes you more thankful and our parents showed us what it meant to give. >> gretchen: you have an amazing family. only you is the cd. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having us. >> gretchen: we'll be back with cheryl casone and jobs [ male announcer ] in blind taste tests, even ragu users chose prego. prego?! but i've bought ragu for years. [ thinking ] woer what other questionable choices i've made? i choose date number 2! whooo! [ sigh of relf ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego. maybe you want to incorporate a business. orrotect your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like the help of an attorney. at legalzoom a legal plan attorney is available in most states with every personalized document to answer questions. get started at legalzoom.com today. and now you're protected. >> brian: 'tis the season, the hiring season. reports show seasonal hiring is at its all-time high. the highest in five years. so to celebr
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